Plasma 1,8-cineole correlates with cognitive performance following exposure to rosemary essential oil aroma

@article{Moss2012Plasma1C,
  title={Plasma 1,8-cineole correlates with cognitive performance following exposure to rosemary essential oil aroma},
  author={Mark Moss and L. Oliver},
  journal={Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology},
  year={2012},
  volume={2},
  pages={103 - 113}
}
  • M. Moss, L. Oliver
  • Published 24 February 2012
  • Psychology
  • Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology
Objective The mode of influence of the aromas of plant essential oils on human behaviour is largely unclear. This study was designed to assess the potential pharmacological relationships between absorbed 1,8-cineole following exposure to rosemary aroma, cognitive performance and mood. Methods Twenty healthy volunteers performed serial subtraction and visual information processing tasks in a cubicle diffused with the aroma of rosemary. Mood assessments were made pre and post testing, and venous… 

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